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Dijon Chicken Salad Recipe

Dijon Chicken Salad Recipe

This is, by far, my most requested recipe. In addition to the traditional grapes, this chicken salad also features sweet apricots.—Raymond Sienko, Hawleyville, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, honey, mustard, salt and pepper. Pour into chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve on a lettuce-lined plate. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 504 calories, 33 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 513 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.